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Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

Nehru missing from MU course book since last 3 yrs

Though the controversy over references to Jawaharlal Nehru being dropped from a school textbook in Rajasthan has caused a buzz, it has come to fore that the country’s first Prime Minister......

'Netaji was the reason why the British left India'

Image: A visitor looks at a picture of Subhas Chandra Bose at a museum in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 'The non-violent movement would not have brought freedom to the country,......

Taiwan's first lady Prez faces the Chinese Challenge

How will China deal with Taiwan's first woman president? Srikanth Kondapalli explains the significance of a historic election. IMAGE: Democratic Progressive Party Chairperson and Taiwan's next......

'If Akbar can be called 'Akbar the Great', why can't Maharana Pratap?'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday welcomed Rajasthan government's decision to include a chapter on iconic figures like Maharana Pratap in school textbooks and said he would urge the Human......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

Railways in 'severe financial crisis', says Trivedi-led panel

Committee of MPs from both Houses raps neglect of sound functioning parameters, staff and system productivity, cost control After two years of healthy operations, a severe financial crisis has......

Rupee is undervalued, says K V Kamath

K V Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, on Friday said the rupee was undervalued.Speaking to reporters after delivering a lecture on the current state of the economy, he said, “In......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......

FY13 to be turnaround year for economy: Pranab

Dismissing concerns that India's growth rate may drop below 6.5 per cent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said 2012-13 would be the turnaround year for the economy.Addressing a......
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Fed up with heavy school bags, 2 students hold press meet

Burdened with heavy school bags, two seventh grade boys held a press conference here to highlight the plight of students who carry a load of 5-7 kg... ...

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Keralite polytechnic student partially blinded in TN

Other Stories in Kerala Ragging menace: Keralite polytechnic student partially blinded in TN 4 days after Padma award winner barged into... ...

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Oppn slams Education Policy, says govt forcing its ideology

Opposition today rubbished the draft National Education Policy as it alleged in the Rajya Sabha that the government was trying to communalise and... ...

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Women members of Rajya Sabha pitch for paternity leave

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Boy in wasteland

He picks Delhi's waste, goes to a school, lives like an adult and thinks like a child. Meet the street child with hope Babu has divided his life... ...

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